South America

Cruise's crooning captain

Galapagos Islands

The singing captain on MV Santa Cruz proved to be a highlight of a Galapagos Islands trip.

Galapagos Islands' wildlife royalty Diving Galapagos Islands

Top 5 in Mexico

Jungles, deserts; teeming cities, one-street pueblos; fiesta fireworks, Frida's angst.

Top of the world

On first sight, Machu Picchu is even more striking than its reputation suggests.

A Mayan discovery

When overlooking the vast Mexican jungle, I felt certain that this wilderness had not yet given up all its secrets.

Moving on

After 20 years of freedom, South Africa has come a long way. But there's still a way to go.